Section: News - posted in 2011

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Chris Dougherty Named as Chief Executive Officer of Covenant Children’s Hospital and Lakeside Campus
Dec 19, 2011
Covenant Health is pleased to announce Chris Dougherty as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Covenant Children’s Hospital (CCH) and Lakeside campus. The selection of Dougherty as CEO is part of Covenant Health System’s strategic plan to ...
Covenant Health System Announces Endowed Chairs in Pediatrics and Oncology with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Dec 13, 2011
(LUBBOCK) – Future pediatric and oncology patients will benefit from the establishment of the Covenant Health David R. Close, M.D., Endowed Chair in Oncology and Covenant Health System Robert Moore, M.D., Endowed Chair in Pediatrics. The ...
Covenant School of Nursing Debuts New Simulation Center
Dec 8, 2011
(LUBBOCK) – The experience of caring for a variety of patients in an actual hospital setting prior to receiving a nursing degree is now possible for Covenant School of Nursing (CSON) Students with the opening of the CSON Simulation Center. CSON ...
Covenant Health System Dietitian Reveals Five Essential Nutrients Women Tend to Miss
Dec 7, 2011
Covenant Health Dietitian Reveals Five Essential Nutrients Women Tend to Miss Did you get enough vitamins today? According to the United States Department of Agriculture, women on average fall short of five critical nutrients: vitamin E, potassium, ...
Hospice of Lubbock to Kickoff Annual Light Up A Life Fundraiser with Tree-Lighting Ceremony
Nov 22, 2011
Hospice of Lubbock to Kickoff Annual Light Up A Life Fundraiser with Tree-Lighting Ceremony (LUBBOCK) – Help Light Up A Life with Hospice of Lubbock this holiday season. Hospice of Lubbock’s annual Light Up A Life fundraiser will kick off with a ...
Covenant Joe Arrington Cancer Research & Treatment Center Breast Cancer Survivorship Seminar RESCHEDULED
Nov 12, 2011
(LUBBOCK) – The Covenant Joe Arrington Cancer Research and Treatment Center (JACC) first-ever Breast Cancer Survivorship Seminar originally set for Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. has been rescheduled for Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. – ...
Covenant Medical Center Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Patients to Benefit from Neuroscience Blanket Grant
Nov 3, 2011
(LUBBOCK) – Patients being treated in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) at Covenant Medical Center will benefit from a grant provided by The Junior League of Lubbock. The neuroscience blanket grant provided $682.99 to purchase additional blanket ...
Covenant Health System Physicians Debunk Flu Shots Myths
Nov 1, 2011
According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were 115 influenza-associated deaths of people younger than 18, from September 2010 through August 2011. Of the 115 deaths, 88 percent had not received the flu shot. ...
Covenant LifeStyle Centre Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Recertified by Industry Leader
Oct 31, 2011
(LUBBOCK) – The Covenant LifeStyle Centre is proud to announce the recertification of its cardiovascular rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Covenant was recognized by the ...
Covenant Heart Matters Free Seminar to Focus on Smoking Cessation
Oct 28, 2011
(LUBBOCK) –Each year more and more people are choosing to quit smoking according to recent research funded by the National Institutes of Health. If you are ready to join in on the trend, you can learn how to quit smoking at the October Heart Matters ...
Covenant Health System Recognizes National Lock Your Meds Day
Oct 27, 2011
More than 4,000 children and young adults begin experimenting with prescription drugs every day. Currently, more than seven million Americans abuse prescription drugs. Prescription medications can help control disease, heal illness and relieve pain ...
Covenant Foundation Levelland to Host Kentucky Derby-Themed Gala
Oct 22, 2011
(LEVELLAND) – Enjoy “A Night at the Kentucky Derby” right here on the South Plains by attending the 11 th Annual Covenant Foundation Levelland gala. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala is set for Saturday, Oct. 22 from 7 – 11 p.m. at in Levelland. Money ...
Covenant Health System Offers Weight Loss Surgery Educational Seminar & Weight Loss Surgery Support Group
Oct 22, 2011
WHO: If you have ever considered weight loss surgery, take the first step in achieving your goal of living a healthier life by attending the Weight Loss Surgery Education Seminar. The seminar is a free class for those interested in finding out more ...
Covenant Health System Recognizes 2011 Physician Values in Action Award Recipients
Oct 13, 2011
(LUBBOCK) – Covenant Health will recognize five Covenant physicians for exhibiting dignity, service, excellence and justice in their profession at the Values in Action award dinner on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Lubbock Country Club. Values in ...
Covenant Health System to Host Boy Talk Event
Oct 11, 2011
WHO: Covenant Health will host a free educational event called Boy Talk. WHAT: Boy Talk is for boys between the ages of 10-13 and their parent or guardian. Dr. Jeremy Dalton, a pediatrician with Covenant Medical Group, and Steve Talbert, a counselor ...
Covenant Diabetes Support Group Meeting to Focus on Carbohydrate Counting
Oct 3, 2011
(LUBBOCK) – Every 17 seconds someone is diagnosed with diabetes according to the American Diabetes Association. People with diabetes can learn how to manage their diet at Covenant Health’s October diabetes support group meeting. The group will meet ...
Covenant Health System and Second Baptist Church to Host “New and Expectant Parents Brunch”
Oct 1, 2011
(LUBBOCK) – Babies do not come with instruction manuals, but new and expectant parents have an opportunity to receive tips and guidance from leading experts in the region at the “New and Expectant Parents Brunch” on Saturday, Oct. 1. The free event ...
James Harrell, III, M.D. and K.J. Oommen, M.D. of Covenant Medical Group named U.S.News Top Doctors 2011
Sep 23, 2011
(LUBBOCK) – Covenant Medical Group is pleased to announce that two of their own have been named to U.S. News Top Doctors 2011. James Harrell, III, M.D. and K.J. Oommen, M.D., were selected for the Top Doctors list based on peer nominations. Dr. ...
Covenant Joe Arrington Cancer Research & Treatment Center to Host First-Ever Breast Cancer Survivorship Seminar
Sep 14, 2011
(LUBBOCK) – Breast cancer is a life-altering disease that affects hundreds of thousands of women annually according to In an effort to teach patients and caregivers how to navigate their life through the numerous changes they face, ...
Covenant Health System Offers Free Sports Medicine Injury Clinic
Sep 14, 2011
(LUBBOCK) – It’s football season and sports medicine experts know no matter how much athletes train and condition, injuries are bound to occur. In order to ensure athletes receive proper treatment, Covenant Health offers a free Covenant Sports ...
Covenant Heart Matters Free Seminar to Focus on Cooking for One or Two
Sep 14, 2011
(LUBBOCK) – Cooking at home can be challenging especially when you are not aware of all the options available at the grocery store. Learn how to create a nutritious, budget friendly meal at the September Heart Matters free seminar hosted by Covenant ...
Covenant Health System Offers New Celiac Support Group
Sep 6, 2011
Those diagnosed with celiac disease will benefit greatly from a new support group now offered at Covenant Health. The Celiac Support Group meets the third Saturday of every other month. The next meeting is Saturday, September 17 at 10 a.m. at the ...
Covenant Health System Offers New Support Group for Caregivers of Cancer Patients
Aug 31, 2011
Covenant Health and the Joe Arrington Cancer Research and Treatment Center (JACC) are proud to offer a new support group for the caregivers and family of cancer patients. The Oncology Caregivers Support Hour was created to offer support and advice to ...
Covenant Hospital Plainview to Host Second Annual “Healthy Kids” 2020 Bike Parade and Membership Drive
Aug 26, 2011
(LUBBOCK) – Put the pedals in motion and begin a journey to get fit as a family by attending the second annual “Healthy Kids” 2020 (hk2020) bike parade and membership drive hosted by Covenant Hospital Plainview. The event will kick off at 5 p.m. on ...
Covenant Diabetes Support Group Meeting to Focus on Nutrition and Wellness
Aug 25, 2011
(LUBBOCK) – Nutrition and wellness are two key factors to living a healthier lifestyle for people fighting diabetes. Learn how to use your body, mind and spirit to combat diabetes at Covenant Health’s September diabetes support group meeting. The ...
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